C. Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness (Continued)
Program Effectiveness: At this time it is not possible to report
on the program'seffects on the improvement of education. States
are required to prepare annual evaluation reports beginning with
the 1983-84 school year, which the Department will receive and
analyze during FY 1985. In addition, interim results from a national
evaluation study of the Chapter 2 program will be available in FY
0. Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation
E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited in Section C:
1. How SEAs Plan To Expend the Block Grant Funds Reserved for
Their Own Use, Department of Education, Washington, D.C.,
2. An Examination of Criteria Used in the Distribution of Funds
to Local Educational Agencies, Department of Education,
Washington, D.C., August, 1982.
3. How LEAs Plan To Use Their Block Grants, Department of Educa-
tion, Washington, D.C., April 1983.
4. Preliminary Findings From a Study of the Implementation and
Effects of Chapter 2 of ECIA in Nine States, E.H. White and
Co., Washington, D.C., November 1984.
5. FY 1984 State Monitoring Findings, Remarks at Chapter 2 National
Steering Committee Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, July 1984.
6. Fiscal Effects of the Chapter 2, ECIA Block Grant on the
Largest Districts and Cities, Advanced Technology, Reston,
Virginia, June 1983.
7. Big Districts and the Block Grant: A Cross-time Assessment of
the Fiscal Impacts, Richard K. Jung and Robert M. Stonehill,
Paper presented at the annual AERA meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana,
8. Setting the Record Straight: What ED Knows About Private School
Participation Under Chapter 2, Department of Education, Washington,
D.C., September 1984.
F. Other Supporting Data: